Dean for Education and Head of the Centre for Dental Education King’s College London
Professor Kim Piper is the Dean for Education and Head of Centre for Dental Education with the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences at King’s College London. Previously she was Head of Admissions and Widening Participation for Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London. Professor Piper holds a number of roles within Health Education England and the Royal Colleges of Pathology and Surgery.
Professor Piper has been championing leadership in education and widening participation in the healthcare sector. She has been steering educational initiatives that are receiving international recognition and prestige in clinical humanities, mental health and wellbeing, simulation in healthcare. She has led innovations in dental, therapy, oral and craniofacial sciences curricula, digital dentistry, and assessment for professional and clinical competence at King’s and with other Higher Education providers nationally and globally. She is involved with NHS commissioning development, development of clinical service and future developments in dentistry.
Professor Kim Piper will jointly speak with Dr San Diego on pioneering approaches to using simulation in education. Both speakers received national and international recognition in this area.
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From 12:25 To 12:50
03/25/2022 12:25 03/25/2022 12:50 Digital Innovator of the Year: Pioneering approaches to using simulation in education Simulation is a critical element of learning at King’s College London, playing a vital role in ensuring facilities and resources are future-proofed to train clinicians who will practice in digital environments in modern healthcare. King's research into reducing aerosol spread during the pandemic established new ways of working, accelerating delivery of innovative, digital and sustainable simulation facilities and education technologies.
Join this session to hear how the innovative work at Kings College London has informed practice and approaches at other training and HE institutions, with the most important impact being the graduation of two cohorts of competent dentists under the most challenging circumstances.
Professor Kim Piper and Dr San Diego will be speaking on pioneering approaches to using simulation in education, focusing on the work that won them the title of Digital Innovator of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2021. Both speakers received national and international recognition in this area.
Themes: Innovation, Futures ExCeL London
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From 12:25 To 12:50